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  Eastern Sahara Geology from Orbital Radar: Potential Analog to Mars

Type de publication:

Conference Proceedings

Source:

Lunar and Planetary Institute Conference Abstracts, Volume 35, p.1210 (2004)

URL:

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2004LPI....35.1210P

Mots-clés:

Etudes spatiales et planétaires, UMR 7154

Résumé:

We present the first radar mosaic of eastern Sahara that reveals unknown geology hidden under aeolian deposits: paleo-rivers, faults, impact craters. Such results demonstrate potentials of orbital imaging radar for Mars exploration.